The Festival

International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh is an annual week-long film festival held countrywide, which showcases full-length features, shorts, experimental films made for and by children from around the world. Started in 2008, the festival is one of the biggest film events in Bangladesh and also the only international film festival for children and young adults of the country.

This year’s festival will be held between January 24 and January 31, 2020.

Official Selections Screening Schedule





Participating Countries




Shawkat Osman Hall

Central Public Library, Shahbag

Sufia Kamal Auditorium

National Museum, Shahbag

Alliance Française de Dhaka

Road 3, Dhanmondi

Goethe-Institut Bangladesh

Road 8, Dhanmondi

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy


Selected Full-length Feature Films

Coming Soon

Festival Brochure

Coming Soon!

Jury Board

International Competitive Film Section

Syed Salahuddin Zaki

Shameem Akhter

Shabnam Ferdousi

Young Bangladeshi Film Section

Nurul Alam Atique

Noor Imran Mithu

Abu Shahed Imon

Child Section Film Section

Shomit Anwar

Hafiza Sultana Jui

Sadiq Mahmood

Sanjana Rahman

Asif Ul Islam


Piplu R Khan

Muhammed Zafar Iqbal

Amitabh Reza Chowdhury

Morshedul Islam

Nahid Masud

Jamal Harris Bhuyan

Joya Chakma


Official screening of the films will begin from the 2nd day of the festival. The screening is open for all and there is now entry fee for the shows. Selected delegates, who have their films for screening in this festival, are eligible to attend these special workshops.

January 24 4:00 PM  Inauguration
January 25

11:00 AM  Workshop Conducted by Nehal Qureshi

6:00 PM Celebrity Adda with Mehtab Khanom

January 26

11:00 AM  Workshop Conducted by Piplu R Khan

6:00 PM Meet The Delegates(Delegates Only)

January 27

11:00 AM  Workshop Conducted by Nahid Masud

6:00 PM Celebrity Adda with Jamal bhuiyan

January 28

11:00 AM  Workshop Conducted by Amitabh Reza Chowdhury

6:00 PM Celebrity Adda with Joya Chakma

January 29

11:00 AM Meet The Delegates(Delegates Only)

3:00 PM Meet The Freedom Fighters

January 31

11:00 AM  Certificate Giving Ceremony by Dr. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal

5:00 PM  Closing and Award Giving Ceremony

About the Organizers

Children’s Film Society Bangladesh (CFS) is a youth-led organization working for children on the issue of film. CFS visions to impact on the entire film industry of Bangladesh by inspiring the upcoming generation of filmmakers, and offering them bigger platform to exercise and exhibit their talent.


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